Blue Ribbon Healthy Dessert Recipes


3 Kiddos Favorite "Dessert" Quesadillas

By Mary Compton
3 of our 4 grandkids live a 4-hour drive away. When we get together, the 2...

Blueberry Goat Cheese Pie

By John Myers
My grandmother in West Virginia used to make this pie every year in the summertime for...

The Best Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

By anna messina
These cookies are awesome! Moist & chewy! With only 85 calories per cookie, you can...

Gluten Free Coconut Macaroon Cookies

By Carole F
There is NO flour in the recipe whatsover..they are delish!

Sunshine in a Bowl

By Amy Croyle
I came up with this when my sister was pregnant with her first child. She would...

Banana Loaf in a Crock Pot

By NIKKI SMITH
As an Diabetic, I try to recreate favorite foods so that I can eat them. This...

Grilled Stone Fruit

By Ashley Muller
I just love stone fruits such as peaches or nectarines, apricots, and plums. When you...

Roasted Strawberry Tart

By cassie thornburg
Lee and I went to the Farmer's Market last weekend and bought a bunch of fresh...

Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...

Witch's Hands!

By Colleen Sowa
We have been making these since I was a girl. My mother used to go all...

Vegan Pumpkin-Coconut Cake

By Susan McGreevy
I started experimenting with Vegan recipes when my sister became a vegan and this recipe was...

Pumpkin Whole Wheat Fluffy Biscuit

By Sandi Weiso Brown
I was thinking about individual pumpkin bread. Something easy-to-serve so decided to try this change to...

Sweet Potato Dumplings

By Callie Hill
These sweet potato dumplings are a great appetizer to make year round, but are especially perfect...

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cookies

By Rhoda Angove
We are three sisters or southern belles as we like to refer to ourselves from the...

Buttermilk Apple Pie Zucchini Bread

By Amanda Marble
This is *SUCH* a yummy sweet bread. It's jam-packed full of apples and zucchini! What...

Good For You Zucchini and Apple Bread!

By Karina Alcala
I love zucchini bread but I hate all the oil and sugar you have to put...

Carrot Halwa

By Vasupradha Raghav-Vasudevan
A traditional Indian sweet...passed down through generations... I still remember the day like yesterday when my paternal...

The Wedding (Hazelnut Samosas Soaked in Milk Mix)

By Vasupradha Raghav-Vasudevan
The true confluence of the best flavors, trust me when I say it melts in the...

No Guilt Cream Cheese Frosting

By Norene Dowell
I was looking for a way to make a cream cheese frosting without all that powder...

Strawberry Yogurt Pops

By gaynel mohler
this recipe is so easy and sounds good for a hot summer day. Watch OUT...

Orange Whip

By Sylvia Waldsmith
This is a wonderful treat for the kids and a perfect light dessert for the grown-ups!

No Bake Energy Bites

By Sarah Farrand
This ridiculously easy snack food is great for a quick boost of energy. It is so...

Baby Food (8mos+) Strawberry Oatmeal "Ice Cream"

By Tiffany Bannworth
We have five boys and another baby on the way. I enjoy making the baby's food,...

Strawberry Panzanella Salad

By Careema Bell
This quick and easy recipe is a fun change of pace for a dessert. Inspired by...
5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad

5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad


Gone are the days of boring tuna fish sandwiches we used to get in the school cafeteria. Nowadays, a tuna sandwich is still a great lunch option, but it’s loaded with flavor and anything but basic. Easy to make, we’re sharing five stellar ways to make homemade tuna salad.

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries


This weekend I found the tastiest blueberries. I may have gone a little overboard and bought way more than I can snack on. So, I decided to do a little recipe research and figure out how I could use the extra blueberries. “This is a great summer take-along dessert,” says Laurie Lenartowicz (Livingston, TN) about […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]